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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Jan. 4, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 17 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a man in his 80s from Arlington, a man in his 80s from Benbrook, a man in his 80s from Fort Worth, a man in his 70s from Hurst, a man in his 70s from Arlington, a man in his 70s from Fort Worth, a woman in her 70s from Fort Worth, a woman in her 70s from North Richland Hills, a woman in her 70s from Mansfield, a man and two women in their 60s from Arlington, a man in his 50s from Fort Worth, a woman in her 50s from Arlington, a woman in her 40s from Fort Worth, a man in his 40s from Fort Worth, and a man in his 30s from Unincorporated Tarrant County. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,550 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 117,134 people have recovered.
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. For more information go to coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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